The Hatchery is open to the public from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend!
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday Mondays
10am – 4pm
Visit our 1,000+ Rainbow trout in our raceways, provided by the Michigan DNR, look for our wild trout populations who are always ready for a handout of fish food, visit our marsh raceway which houses many turtles and frogs, and 16 and under are welcome to fish in the Children’s Fishing Pond for free. Just bring your own equipment and bait and practice catch and release only. The hatchery has an activity for everyone!
Feeding the the hatchery trout
Feeding the wild trout
Feeding the Painted Turtles and king-sized Bluegill in the Kid’s Fishing Pond
Fishing in the Kid’s Fishing Pond
Taking the self-guided tour
Hanging out with the turtles living in the turtle sanctuary
Enjoying the beautiful pollinator garden
Eating lunch in the picnic area
Visiting the Bug Spot to learn about insects living at the hatchery
Taking pictures at the three photo spots (2 trout murals and the hatchery flag)
Viewing the different types of waterfowl
Feeding the Arctic Grayling